Weekend Selection #14

Colette Pomerleau / November 25, 2017

This weekend selection elicits futuristic ideas of alternative realities, promotes shy and thoughtful evenings, and ultimately inspires controversial acts through challenging conversations.

Read and listen on below.

Low Blows is Carlos Vergara (Federación de Boxeo, This Co.), who just released the single “Sick About Love” full of bold lines and aggressive instrumentals that accurately portray the end of certain emotional eras.

For fans of: the Soft Moon, a Place to Bury Strangers, Cold Cave

nej!las shares the instrumental head-turner “Risen”. This shockingly dark single from the international producer is best played over and over again.

For fans of: Flying Lotus, Boards of Canada, Thomas Bangalter

Montreal-based quartet Penny Diving release “Stella”, an addictive west coast garage meets moody shoegaze single full of droning keys and misty vocals.

For fans of: Widowspeak, Veronica Girls, Still Corners

San Francisco, CA-based producer, At Dawn, drops “Do U Feel?”, a hypnotic and playful revolution of glistening melodies.

For fans of: Pantha Du Prince, the Field, Andy Stott

London based Ayelle shares “Silverplates”, a confrontational track revealing an important narrative over a seductive electro-R&B soundscape.  The singer states, “too often in this narrative, women are made to feel as if they’re disposable, and it’s an exhausting landscape to navigate.”

For fans of: Alo Lee, SAINTS, KAYTRANADA

Singer MÁDAM shares the catchy electro-pop wonder “DOERS”, a song inspired by the idea of counteracting the tendency to call ourselves dreamers.

For fans of: Pines, Ellie Goulding, Tove Lo

Austin psych-rockers Mopac slide “I Wanna” right into our collection of melody-focused psych pop go-tos.

For fans of: Fresh & Onlys, Ty Segall, White Fence

GOOD BOY Aussies announce the first single “Fishing With A Shotgun” from their EP Shirk Life. The single is a one stop shop for high energy instrumentals and an anthem to sing along in opposition to “certain government figures in Australia”.

For fans of: Parquet Courts, Pavement, No Age

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